Leslie Moore

Leslie Moore

Senior Lecturer & Counselor Ed Area Chair

Counselor Education


Office & Hours

Office: SZB 262J
Hours: Mon & Weds 2 - 3 PM or by appointment

(512) 471-0357

(512) 475-7641

Courses of Instruction
UGS 302: Identity Development in a Multicultural World
EDP 367: Introduction to Individual Counseling and Psychotherapy
EDP 381: Professional and Ethical Issues in Counseling
EDP 381: Counseling Theories and Procedures
EDP 381: Current Topics in School Counseling
EDP 380P: Advanced Psychoeducational Assessment
EDP 381: Family Systems Therapy (focus on couples)
EDP 381: Short-Term Psychotherapy
EDP 381: Child and Adolescent Counseling

Mailing Address
The University of Texas at Austin
Educational Psychology
1912 Speedway, Stop D5800
Austin, TX 78712-1289

Full Vita
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Please note that as the Area Chair of the Counselor Education master's degree program, Dr. Moore is not accepting doctoral students as advisees or in a research capacity. However, she does hope to have students from both the Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology program as students in her classes.

Dr. Leslie Moore is very interested in understanding human development and change. She focuses her readings and practice on the study of comparative approaches to counseling interventions. Dr. Moore is especially interested in the use of short-term approaches to counseling in educational settings. Dr. Moore is also pursuing training in working with relationship issues and couples in a study group of the Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy, developed by Stan Tatkin, Psy.D


B.A., English and German, Southern Methodist University, 1971

Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin

Research Interests and Expertise

Although Dr. Moore is not conducting research at this time, she is pursuing focused reading and study of the following topics:

  • the role of neurobiology and attachment in emotional regulation and behavior
  • narrative therapy approaches in academic settings
  • relationship issues and couples therapy
  • short-term approaches to counseling in academic settings